Seven Hands-On CVC Activities for Early Literacy cvc activities early literacy hands-on activities kindergarten movement-based learning

Movement-based learning is best practice for kids. This is something that I carry out in all of my lessons, especially with phonics instruction! Learning to read CVC words with movement just makes sense for our little readers.  This practice keeps them engaged and motivated to keep trying....

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Five Ways to Incorporate Movement into Math & ELA in Kindergarten early literacy early math kindergarten movement

After teaching little learners for the past few years, I know how hard it is to keep their focus and attention all day long. It is really hard for our youngest students to stay seated at their desks for long periods of time! As a kindergarten teacher, I have found it so important to incorporate...

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Three Ways to Reset Your Classroom Community classroom community classroom expectations kindergarten

Having a strong classroom community is so important to me. I truly believe that it is the foundation of a great academic year for both students and teachers. There are so many things that we need to teach our students but building a strong classroom community should be right there with the...

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Classroom Expectations for a Great Year in Kindergarten classroom expectations classroom management kindergarten

There’s a new school year right around the corner! You will soon have many smiling faces of new littles in your classroom. After the crazy year that we all experienced, it’s time to make this year (and the many more after that) a great year! I believe that a great year really starts...

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